The Reception Year is a special time for children and their teachers. This text celebrates the uniqueness of the Reception Year and the unique role of the Reception Teacher. This is a book for those aspiring to be reception teachers, those new to teaching in reception and for those with a love for the reception year.

You as a Collaborator in Learning

You as a Collaborator in Learning

You as a collaborator in learning
Claire Underwood Anna Cox Gillian Sykes

In this chapter we will begin to consider:

  • what it looks like to be a collaborator in learning with children;
  • what it means to be a learning partner and the value of co-constructing new learning;
  • what this might look like in practice;
  • examples from Claire's and Gillian's practice to challenge and stimulate your thinking.


This chapter is in many ways less organised than the other chapters are, partly as a result of our divergent thinking and partly because as a collaborator you are not in charge. This will be illustrated by the examples from Claire's and Gillian's practice, which will say more than ...

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